IVCA Welcomes Ropes & Gray LLP as New Member

IVCA Welcomes Ropes & Gray LLP as New Member

March 24, 2009

CHICAGO - “ The IVCA is proud to welcome Ropes & Gray LLP and its representatives: managing partner James Lidbury (in the corporate department of the Chicago office) and partner Jonathan Grandon (in the corporate department of the Chicago office).

Ropes & Gray LLP is a leading global law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and professionals in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.  The firm combines superior talent with a supportive environment where nothing gets in the way of solving client problems.

The firm has a reputation for high-quality work, a positive outlook and the highest standards of service. Ropes & Gray LLP does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach and instead creates solutions that make sense for clients operationally and culturally.

The firm's Chambers-recognized private equity, venture capital and intellectual property groups seamlessly connect with its legal professionals around the world to provide real-time responses for clients who are innovators and undisputed leaders in their fields.

Ropes & Gray LLP's experience is significant. The firm has represented clients in more than 50 private equity deals valued in excess of $1 billion. The firm represents borrowers, lenders and investors in debt finance transactions and has extensive experience with both large capitalizations and middle-market financings.

Ropes & Gray LLP's IP practice is one of the most sought after in the world. Built on the 2005 merger with Fish & Neave, which was a highly regarded intellectual property firm, clients regularly come to Ropes & Gray LLP with their most complex IP and technology needs including litigation, rights protection, licensing and transactions.
Please visit Ropes & Gray at www.ropesgray.com.